Tom Wesselmann, ‘Monica Nude with Lichtenstein’, 2002, michael lisi / contemporary art
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Tom Wesselmann

Monica Nude with Lichtenstein, 2002

Color screenprint on Museum Board
36 × 49 1/2 in
91.4 × 125.7 cm
Edition of 60
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Created in 2002 as a color screenprint on museum board by Tom Wesselmann, Monica Nude with …

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Tom Wesselmann
American, 1931–2004
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Tom Wesselmann is considered one of the major artists of New York Pop Art, along with Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. Best known for his 1960s series “Great American Nude,” which featured flat figures in an intense palette of red, white, blue, and other patriotic colors, Wesselmann, in an effort to reject Abstract Expressionism, made collages and assemblages that incorporated everyday objects and advertising ephemera. In the early 1980s, he produced his first "Metal Works,” in which he shaped canvases and cut metal to create abstract three-dimensional images. In his final years, Wesselmann returned to the female form in the “Sunset Nudes” series, where the compositions, abstract imagery, and sanguine moods recall the odalisques of Henri Matisse.

Tom Wesselmann, ‘Monica Nude with Lichtenstein’, 2002, michael lisi / contemporary art
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Created in 2002 as a color screenprint on museum board by Tom Wesselmann, Monica Nude with Lichtenstein is signed, dated and numbered in pencil, measures 36 x 49 ½ in. (91.5 x 125.8 cm), unframed and is from the edition of 60.

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Tom Wesselmann
American, 1931–2004
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Tom Wesselmann is considered one of the major artists of New York Pop Art, along with Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. Best known for his 1960s series “Great American Nude,” which featured flat figures in an intense palette of red, white, blue, and other patriotic colors, Wesselmann, in an effort to reject Abstract Expressionism, made collages and assemblages that incorporated everyday objects and advertising ephemera. In the early 1980s, he produced his first "Metal Works,” in which he shaped canvases and cut metal to create abstract three-dimensional images. In his final years, Wesselmann returned to the female form in the “Sunset Nudes” series, where the compositions, abstract imagery, and sanguine moods recall the odalisques of Henri Matisse.

Tom Wesselmann

Monica Nude with Lichtenstein, 2002

Color screenprint on Museum Board
36 × 49 1/2 in
91.4 × 125.7 cm
Edition of 60
.
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